Len Testa from Touringplans.com talks Disney in 2020 and beyond - Episode 49
This week we discuss the present and future of Walt Disney World with Len Testa from Touringplans.com, the unofficial guides and the Disney Dish podcast!
Please be sure to review our podcast:
[00:11] Favorite fantasyland attraction
[01:20] Sponsor: Destinations with Character Travel
Contact them at: http://destinationswithcharacter.com, or email: email@example.com
[02:30] Len Testa!
[03:15] How did touring plans come to be?
[07:22] AI to plan your trip
[09:25] What does touring plans do for you?
[10:20] The Unofficial Guide
[11:26] Brand new book for 2020
[12:29] What did you not know you didn't know on your first trip
[15:43] Most challenging part of writing the unofficial guide
[18:24] What is most exciting for Len in WDW for 2020
[19:54] What makes Len nervous for Walt Disney World in 2020
[20:37] Len's thoughts on low crowds at Star Wars Galaxy's Edge
[22:50] Rise of the Resistance
[23:32] Favorite time to visit WDW
[25:01] Top 2 WDW restaurants
[26:23] Top 3 WDW snacks
[28:29] How do you write a book a year in advance?
[29:05] Thoughts on the upcoming Epcot changes
[31:50] What did they hold back in the EPCOT announcement
[33:04] Next big thing for Walt Disney World?
[35:20] The gradual upgrade of Tomorrowland
[37:25] Disney plus's influence on the parks
[38:54] I am Walt Disney
[40:29] Top 2 Disney Heroes and Villains
[43:05] Avengers campus in Disneyland
[43:55] Len's stuff:
Disney Dish Podcast with Jim Hill
The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2020 edition
[45:35] Mickey and Minnie's runaway railway
[46:48] Where to find us
Special thanks to our Travel Sponsor: Destinations with Character Travel:
“Destinations with Character Travel”, is a Disney EarMarked Agency Specializing in Disney, Cruises, and Resort Vacations, and in the business of making your dreams come true.
Made up of past CM’s, AP Holders, Lifelong Disney Fans, and World Travel Enthusiasts, they are “in the know” regarding all aspects of your travel.
Whether your travels are taking you to Disney Parks, an Ocean Cruise, or a Sunny Resort stay, they have the destinations and service level to make your vacation a truly magical one.
Find out how they take the stress and hassle out of your vacation, so you can enjoy yourself!
Book a Disney 5-night package with 4 Day Hoppers with them and get a free $25 Disney Gift Card just by mentioning Disney Discussions podcast! Contact them at: http://destinationswithcharacter.com, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Help Support our podcast:
Review our Podcast: https://www.podchaser.com/DisneyDiscussions
Buy Merchandise: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/disney-discussions
For feedback please email email@example.com